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M6toll support RAF Cadets with trip to World War One battlefields

06.08.2018

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL) visited 1200 Polesworth RAF Cadets, after responding to a plea from Squadron Instructor and MEL staff member, Racheal Cooper for funds to support the cadets on a trip back in time.


M6toll fund specialist clothing for charity triathlon adventures

24.07.2018

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (operators of the M6toll) recently caught up with Stephan, Diane and their disabled daughter Chloe from The Ladybugs Trust of Atherstone to present the dad and daughter triathlon team with a cheque for £500.


M6toll announce school projects set to benefit from its £6k School Initiative

17.07.2018

Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL), operators of the M6toll road, are delighted to announce that the winners of this years’ School Foundation Scheme are: St Anne’s Catholic Primary School in Streetly, Moat Hall Primary School in Great Wyrley and St Luke’s Church of England Primary School in Cannock.


M6toll announces new toll prices and begins trial of new Hopper product for local users, as M6toll sees continued strong growth

29.06.2018

Midland Expressway Limited (MEL), operator of the M6toll, has today, Friday 29 June, announced new toll prices for vehicles using the road, to come into effect from 06.00 on Monday 30 July.


It’s a pass; HerGV winner kick-starts her career

05.06.2018

The M6toll’s HerGV initiative to address haulage industry driver shortage, and the proportion of women within HGV driving roles, has reached a milestone point in the campaign as they announce that their competition winner is ready to hit the road!


M6toll funds art sessions for Tamworth based special needs group

10.04.2018

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL) visited a local group tailored to support adults with learning disabilities in Tamworth after a plea from the group leader for funding towards an informative art group.


Poll reveals top 5 songs that empower women

09.04.2018

As part of their #DrivingForChange campaign, M6toll have conducted a nationwide poll to find out what the women of the UK consider to be the best empowerment driving songs, and the results are in.


M6toll bring back their school initiative project for 2018

12.03.2018

Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL), operators of the M6toll road, have announced that they’re re-launching their Schools Foundation Scheme this year, which is designed to enhance learning and nurture talent.


#DrivingForChange; HerGV continues to encourage women to take the lead

08.03.2018

As part of International Womens Day, on the 8th March 2018, Midland Expressway LTD, the operators of the M6toll, have announced the launch of their latest campaign, #DrivingForChange, as a continuation of their HerGV initiative to encourage women to join the haulage industry.  The campaign has been created to promote positive change within male dominated industries, and to empower women into what would be seen as, traditionally, ‘male led’ roles.


M6toll Support Edgbaston based bereavement charity

05.03.2018

 

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL) paid a very special visit to Edward’s Trust in Birmingham this week after providing funding towards a new initiative for bereaved parents.


Local Activity Centre Trust receives cash boost from M6toll

13.02.2018

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (operators of the M6toll) recently visited Beaudesert Activity Centre after providing the Trust with £800 towards their fundraising campaign. 


Children’s Ward at Sutton Coldfield Hospital receives cash boost from M6toll

13.02.2018

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (operators of the M6toll) recently visited Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield after providing them with £500 towards their refurbishment project for the Children’s Outpatient Department.    


Scouts benefit from cash boost thanks to M6toll

24.01.2018

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (operators of the M6toll) recently visited 1st Cheslyn Hay Scout Group to present them with a much needed cash boost for their Scouts, Beavers and Cubs groups. 

Midland Expressway Limited’s (MEL) donation of £500 was a great boost to the group who were in desperate need of a storage container to ensure their outdoor equipment could be kept secure.


M6toll Support Local Child with funding towards New Wheelchair

30.10.2017

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL) paid a very special visit to a local Staffordshire youngster after providing funding towards a life changing wheelchair.


M6toll’s £15K school initiative project winners for 2017 announced

30.10.2017

Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL), operators of the M6toll road, have announced this years’ winners of their Schools Foundation Scheme. The winners of this year’s award are: Chasetown Community School, Springhill Primary Academy, Five Ways Primary School, Brownhills West Primary School and St Peter’s C.E. Primary Academy in Stonnal.


M6Toll’s HerGV campaign winner announced

26.10.2017

Midland Expressway Ltd, the operators of the M6toll have announced the winner of their campaign to encourage women to join the haulage industry. The finals of the HerGV campaign took place on Sunday 22nd October at Drayton Manor Hotel & Park.


M6Toll’s HerGV campaign finals to be held at Drayton Manor

18.10.2017

Midland Expressway Ltd, the operators of the M6toll have partnered up with the Road Haulage Association (RHA) and Pertemps Driver Training to announce the winner of their campaign to encourage women to join the haulage industry. The finals of the HerGV campaign take place on Sunday 22nd October at Drayton Manor Hotel & Park, where the winner will be selected from four women who have made it to the finals.


M6toll grant 3000 bikers free passage to charity event - Ride to the Wall

26.09.2017

Thousands of bikers from across the country are set to travel to the National Memorial Arboretum on the 7th October 2017 as part of charity event, ‘Ride to the Wall’. Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL), operators of the M6toll, are doing their part for the charity by offering some 3000 plus bikes free passage to the event, worth an estimated £8,400.


Full steam ahead for Railway project thanks to M6toll

19.09.2017

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (operators of the M6toll) recently visited Chasewater Railway after providing them with £1,000 towards their fundraising campaign.


M6toll helps Midlands Air Ambulance Charity to invest in rapid response vehicles

15.09.2017

Midlands Air Ambulance Charity has recently unveiled three new rapid response vehicles to support the lifesaving organisation’s operations across the region.


M6toll provide vital funds to Burton Prostate Cancer Support Group

12.09.2017

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (operators of the M6toll) recently visited a Prostate Cancer Support Group based in Burton on Trent after providing them with a crucial £500 to cover the running costs of holding the group in the Medical education Centre at The Queens Hospital.


Library benefits from new Children’s reading area thanks to M6toll

04.09.2017

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (operators of the M6toll) recently visited Shenstone Library after providing them with £1,000 towards a new children’s reading area.

 


Violets in Bloom receive £10,000 donation for memorial garden from M6toll

29.08.2017

Midland Expressway LTD (MEL), operators of the M6toll, have donated £10,000 to Violets in Bloom charity to help build a memorial garden for parents who have suffered the devastating loss of a child. The garden which is located at Lichfield and District Crematorium in Fradley, officially opened on Wednesday 9th August 2017.


M6toll’s Drive for Charity announces support for Ronald McDonald House Birmingham

21.08.2017

Following the successful relaunch of the M6toll Drive for Charity event 2017/2018, Midland Expressway Limited (MEL), operators of M6toll, have today announced their donation of £20,000 to local charity Ronald McDonald House Birmingham.


M6toll provide funding for vital equipment for Battle Back Centre

08.08.2017

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (operators of the M6toll) visited the Battle Back Centre in Lilleshall to present them with a cheque for £1,100.


M6toll provide funding for short film starring former Hollyoaks star Rachel Shenton

08.08.2017

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (operators of the M6toll) recently attended a private screening of The Silent Child, a short film starring former Hollyoaks Star Rachel Shenton at Hanley's Mitchell Arts Centre after providing £500 towards the film’s production costs. 

 


LEON SIGNS FIRST ROADSIDE DEAL WITH ROADCHEF

24.07.2017

LEON SIGNS FIRST ROADSIDE DEAL WITH ROADCHEF - NATURALLY FAST FOOD WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE UK MOTORWAY IN TIME FOR THE GREAT SUMMER GET AWAY


M6toll announces new weekday prices for cars

07.07.2017

Midland Expressway Limited (MEL), operator of the M6toll, has today announced new weekday toll prices for cars, the first change to be implemented since 1 March 2012.


HerGV; M6Toll launches campaign to urge females to become a HGV driver

22.06.2017

Midland Expressway LTD, the operators of the M6toll are partnering up with the Road Haulage Association (RHA) and Pertemps to announce the launch of their campaign to encourage women to join the haulage industry. The campaign,  titled ‘HerGV’, officially launches on Friday 23rd June at Roadchef Norton Canes, on the M6toll road.


Allianz Global Investors makes £500m bond investment in M6 toll road acquired by IFM Investors

20.06.2017

Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI), one of the world’s leading active investment managers, is pleased to announce its £500m bond investment in the M6 toll road in central England, following the acquisition of the road by IFM Investors (IFM).


IFM Investors acquires M6 Toll Road Concession

19.06.2017

IFM Investors, the pension fund owned global investment manager, has acquired a controlling majority stake in the outstanding commercial debt of the UK’s M6toll road ("M6toll" or "the Company"), granting it effective control of the asset.


Applications open for M6toll’s £40k charity fund

31.05.2017

Midland Expressway Ltd, the operators of the M6toll road, have re-launched their Drive for Charity initiative for 2017, supporting local charities and larger charities with a local focus, to the tune of £40,000.


M6toll helps future Olympic Stars on their journey!

30.05.2017

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL) were visited by two Olympic Archery hopefuls recently after providing them with free passage on the M6toll for a year, allowing them to travel to the GB Archery Academy in Lilleshall stress free.


M6toll launch campaign to encourage women HGV drivers

27.04.2017

Midland Expressway Limited, the operators of the M6toll, have today launched a national campaign to encourage more women to join the haulage profession and become HGV drivers. The campaign, titled ‘HerGV’, launched at this year’s Commercial Vehicle show at the NEC, in partnership with the Road Haulage Association (RHA) and Pertemps. Female motoring journalist, TV presenter and Le Mans driver Rebecca Jackson and celebrity trucker Kara Rouse will be representing the initiative as campaign ambassadors.


M6toll scores for Walsall Ladies u13’s with £700 donation

27.03.2017

Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL), operators on the M6toll received a visit from the Goalkeeper at Walsall Ladies U13 this week after providing sponsorship towards new kits for the whole team.


M6toll bring back their £15K school initiative project for 2017

09.03.2017

Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL), operators of the M6toll road, have announced that they’re re-launching their Schools Foundation Scheme this year, which is designed to enhance learning and nurture talent.


M6toll Secures Room Hire for Local Special Needs Group

08.03.2017

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL) visited a local group tailored to support adults with learning disabilities in Tamworth after a plea from the group leader for funding towards the group’s room hire cost.


M6toll give fundraising boost to Stafford Pensioner

07.03.2017

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL), operators on the M6toll, visited Katharine House Hospice in Stafford recently to present an active supporter of the Hospice with a donation towards his latest fundraising challenge.


Local school playground sets sail thanks to M6toll!

17.01.2017

Local Primary School Chase Terrace in Burntwood received a welcome financial boost to their school project thanks to the generosity of Midland Expressway Limited (MEL); operators of the M6toll road.


Ever Ready M6toll Prepares for Snowfall

12.01.2017

The first flakes of snow may be about to fall on the Midlands this year but M6toll is all geared up and ready for business.


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